Tag: chemicals

India frets about fuel, chemicals war over ethanol supply

India frets about fuel, chemicals war over ethanol supply

October 18, 2011 |

In India, sugar mills are pushing for the government to set up ethanol pricing policies that would help ensure the needed investment in local production. The policy set up in August 2010 sets ethanol mill gate prices at INR27 per liter but rectified spirit sells at INR34 and import parity for ethanol is INR40. The […]

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$14B in M&A drives global chemicals growth

$14B in M&A drives global chemicals growth

August 8, 2011 |

In New York, large mergers and acquisitions in the global chemicals industry helped drive the total value of deals to over $14 billion in the second quarter of 2011, according to PwC US.  The quarter recorded four mega deals, or deals worth $1 billion or more, for a combined total value of $10.6 billion – […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons…make ethyl acetate

When Life Gives You Lemons…make ethyl acetate

[ 0 ] June 30, 2010 |

In Washington, BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing is underway, and by the time you are reading this, it may well be over. More than 700 industry professionals gathered this week to confer, argue, commiserate, brag, beg, spy, kvetch and inspire. Usually a few days at BIO feels like a stretch at Top […]

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